University Elections

The Office of Governance Services conducts staff and student elections for a range of University Boards and Committees.

Please email returningofficer@westernsydney.edu.au to request an election or for further information about University elections,

Academic Governance PolicyMember ResponsibilitiesElections Request Form

Elections PolicyBoard of Trustees Duties and Responsibilities of MembersComittees and Members

Current Elections

Staff Elections
Committee Position Term Expiry Notice of Ballot Closing Date
Multi-disciplinary Teaching and Learning Committee One Academic Staff Member for each Committee of each Group of Schools 1 June 2024 to 31 May 2026 Election On Hold -


Student Elections
Committee Position Term Expiry Notice of Election/Ballot Closing Date Submit Form
School Academic Committees One Undergraduate Student

One Postgraduate Coursework Student
Two years from 1 June 2024 to 31 May 2026 Notice of Election 4.00 pm Wednesday, 10 April 2024
Research and Higher Degree Committees One Higher Degree Candidate Notice of Election 4.00 pm Wednesday, 10 April 2024

Declaration of Results

Example

Committee Position Term Declaration of Result
Academic Senate One Higher Degree Research Student

One Postgraduate Student
1 June 2024 to 31 May 2026 Declaration of Result (HDR)

Declaration of Result (PG)
Academic Planning and Curriculum Approvals Committee (APCAC) One Undergraduate Student

One Postgraduate Student
1 June 2024 to 31 May 2026 Declaration of Result (UG)

Declaration of Result (PG)
Senate Assessment Committee One Undergraduate Student

One Postgraduate Student
1 June 2024 to 31 May 2026

Declaration of Result (UG)

Declaration of Result (PG)

Senate Education Committee One Undergraduate Student

One Postgraduate Student
1 June 2024 to 31 May 2026

Declaration of Result (UG)

Declaration of Result (PG)

Research Committee One Higher Degree Research Candidate 1 June 2024 to 31 May 2026 Declaration of Result
Research Studies Committee One Higher Degree Research Candidate 1 June 2024 to 31 May 2026 Declaration of Result 
Learning and Teaching Technologies Advisory Group (LaTTe) One Postgraduate Student 1 June 2024 to 31 May 2026 Declaration of Result 
School Academic Committees of each School Undergraduate and Postgraduate Student positions 1 June 2024 to 31 May 2026

School of Computer, Data and Mathematical Sciences

School of Law (UG)

School of Law (PG)

School of Social Sciences

Graduate Research School Academic Committee One Higher Degree Research Candidate 1 June 2024 to 31 May 2026 Declaration of Result 
UniSuper Consultative Committee One Professional Staff Representative

One Academic Staff Representative
1 June 2024 to 31 May 2028

Declaration of Result (PRO)

Declaration of Result (ACA)

School of Medicine Work Plan Committe One Academic Staff Representative Date of appointment to 31 May 2025 Declaration of Result
MARCS Institute Research and Higher Degrees Committe One Higher Degree Candidate 1 June 2024 to 31 May 2026 Declaration of Result
School of Science School Academic Committee One Undergraduate Student Declaration of Result
School of Medicine School Academic Committee One Undergraduate Student Declaration of Result
School of Health Sciences School Academic Committee One Undergraduate Student Declaration of Result
School of Health Sciences Research and Higher Degrees Committee One Higher Degree Candidate Declaration of Result
School of Humanities and Communication Arts School Academic Committee One Undergraduate Student Declaration of Result
School of Engineering, Design and Built Environment Research and Higher Degrees Committee One Higher Degree Candidate Declaration of Result
School of Computer, Data and Mathematical Sciences School Academic Committee One Undergraduate Student Declaration of Result
School of Computer, Data and Mathematical Sciences Research and Higher Degrees Committee One Higher Degree Candidate Declaration of Result

Past Election Results

*Previous elected members is not inclusive of members from prior terms.

**As per section (30) of the Elections Policy, vacant positions that are not successfully filled after two rounds of nominations are able to be filled under section (55), through the casual vacancy process. Casual vacancies can be filled (at the discretion of the Chair) via the Chair appointing a member or via OGS holding another election.